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THE MORNING OREGON IAN, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 81, 1SMJ7.
QRCED TO SUSPEN D
Commonwealth Trust Com
pany to Ask Receiver.
CREDITORS PRESS CLAIMS
Attachment Suit Brought by Impa
tient Depositor Preclpiftites Cri
sis Bank Liabilities Are Small
and Assets Kxceed Them.
Officials of the Commonwealth Trust
Company expect to ask, lor the appoint
ment of a receiver for that institution in
the Stats Circuit Court today. The trust
company was closed yesterday by an at
tachment suit brought against it by B.
TV. Levens of the Hotel Scott Com
pany. The Commonwealth Trust Com
pany Is located in the Commonwealth
building, at the corner pf Sixth and
Ankeny streets, and was established by
the J. C. Lee Company last January. Mr.
Lee has severed his connection with the
bank and B. L. Keyt is Its president and
William H. Dodge Its cashier.
The bank was placed in the hands of a
constable yesterday, attachment papers
having been Issued by Deputy District
Attorney Haney. The plaintiff presented
his case to Justice William Reid, who
took him to the District Attorney's office
and had an attachment issued.
Mr. Levens had somewhat more than
$100 In the bank, but was unable to secure
any considerable part of his money, being
told each time he called to have patience
and call at a later date. His checks
drawn against the account were not paid
and when he went to the bank and com
plained, he was advised to come again.
He had been pursuing his elusive balance
ever since November 4, but without suc
cess. During the bank holidays the anxious
depositor was told he should wait until
the end of the enforced holidays and not
embarrass the bank by demanding his
money during times of financial stress.
After the lid came off, he met with no
better success and whenever he came
near the cashier, it is said that official
slammed the wicket shut and declared
banking hours over for the day. Patience
was finally exhausted and recourse was
had to the court.
When the bank was attached yesterday
by Constable Wagner, about $25 was all
that could be discovered in the strong
box of the institution. Deposits amount
to about JflOOO, most of which is in small
savings accounts. Assets of the com
pany are said to amount to about $32,000
and are in the form of stocks and bonds
of various kinds.
"Deposits' have gradually become small
er since the failure of the Oregon Trust
& Savings Bank last August," said Presi
dent Keyt. "If we could collect out
standing accounts, we would be in fine
shape right now, but we are unable to
do so and our hesitation to proceed
against those who have failed to pay
their overdue notes has resulted in a
forced suspension. We expect to pay out
all claims against the bank eventually."
At the Theaters
What tlie Press Agents Say.
"SAWYER" MATIXEE TODAY
Xcw England Comedy-Drama at the
There will be no chance to see "Quincy
Adams Sawyer" after tonight as the suc
cessful week's engagement will terminate
with tonight's performance. The matinee to
day will give Christmas shoppers just the
opportunity they are looking for. Shop early
and late and spend the middle of the after
noon at the Marquam with "Quincy Adams
BAKER MATIXEE AXD XIGHT
Closing Performance of "The Three
Musketeers" by Stock Company.
The last two opportunitlea to see the great
romantic Dumas play. "The Three Musket
eers." will be at the Baker this afternoon and
tonight. Like the celebrated novel, the play
Is full of dashing and romantic interest, fol
lowing the fortunes of the soldier of France,
D'Artagnan. and his three friends, A thou. Por
thoa and Aram is. played In the Baker Com
pany by Austin Webb, James Gleason. Robert
Ilomans and Howard Russell, respectively.
The costumes and scenery are elaborate and
"Girl of the Streets" Matinee.
' The Empire wIIV present the "Girl of the
Streets" this afternoon and tonight, these two
performances closing the engagement ot this
thrilling melodrama In Portland. The play
deals with life in the under world of New
York City and Is melodramatic and exciting
In the extreme. It gives a story of the ad
ventures of a young and pretty girl who has
fallen Into the power of a gang of cutthroats,
and it appeals directly to the heart of every
Jjyrle Matinee Today.
This afternoon and tonight the Allen
Ptock Company will present for the edifica
tion and entertainment of their patrons their
irreat success of the week, "Caught In the
Web." This is one of the most thrilling
melodramas ever written, a detective play of
absorbing Interest. Two performances today.
Last times tomorrow matinee and night. .
Iiast Performance at the Star.
Tonight will be the last performance of
"From Farm to Factory." at the Star Thea
ter. There will be a matinee this afternoon,
for which seats are now going rapidly. "From
Farm to Factory." Is not a melodrama, but
a rural comedy, with a touch of the Indus
trial question and a scattering of quaint coun
try pennte. The piny hse- pleafed all who
have attended the Star this week.
Max Flgman Will Begin Engage
ment at lleilig.
Tomorrow, Saturday evening, at the Hel
llff Theater. Fourteenth and. Washington
streets, the distinguished and favorite com
edian. Max Figman. and his excellent sup
porting company, will begin an engagement
of four nights with a special price mati
nee Christmas afternoon In the delightful
comedy, "The Man on the Box." Mr. Fig
man has achieved a most remarkable suc
cess In the leading role, and has been play
ing to crowded houses everywhere. Seats
are now selling at theater for the entire
RALPH STUART COMING SOON
One of Portland's Greatest Favorites
Will -Present "Strongheart."
Next Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights,
December 2, 27. at the Helllg Theater,
Fourteenth and Washington streets, tha
ever-welcome actor. Ralph Stuart, under
; the direction of Henry B. Harris (who re
cently gave Portland theater-goers "The
Lion and the Mouse") will be seen In the
college P'ay. "Strongheart." A special
price matinee will be given Saturday after-
soon. This wilt be welcome news to his
many -friends In this city, as he wes al
ways a great favorite.
HOYT'S "A MIDNIGHT BEIili"
Christmas Week' Attraction at the
Baker to Open Tomorrow.
There will be snow In Portland for the
Christmas holidays, if it Is only on the stage
at the Baker, for Hoyt'e "A Midnight Bell,"
chosen especially, is full of Winter cheer in
New England, where the ideal holiday scenes
and characters come from. It is a comedy, or
rather 'a comedy drama containing a plot,
full of heart interest. The characters of old
Deacon Tidd, Martin Tripp and the dosen or
so other original creations are a scream from
start to finish. Special matinee Christmas day.
"The Toymaker" Tomorrow.
Commencing Sunday afternoon the San
Francisco Opera Company will return tp the
Marquam with the latest Frank Healy suc
cess. "The Toymaker." A merry, tuneful,
lavishly-mounted comic opera. It Is Just the
thing for Christmas week.
"Why Girls Leave Home."
The first of the E. J. Carpenter shows to
come to the Coast this year will be his latest
drama, "Why Girls Leave Home," which will
open at the Empire Theater tomorrow after
noon for the holiday week. It deals with the
question plainly and tells of a girl who be
comes angry with her brother and leaves
home, falling Into the hands of a designing
villain. She la rescued only after learning a.
bitter lesson. There will be a special Christ
mas day matinee.
Christmas Week at Grand.
. For Christmas week the Grand will have a
bill of many novelties. The principal features
will be Harry Crandall, late of the Joe
Weber company, and Her.og's four trained
horses,' from the New York Hippodrome.
These big acts will be surrounded by a galaxy
of other entertainers.
"Queen of the White Slaves."
Tomorrow afternoon the French Stock Com
pany, at the Star Theater, will give the first
production in this city of "The Queen of the
White SJaves." The plot is founded on a
fact and is filled with startling situations.
The management has prepared much special
scenery and the production will be highly
AT THE VAUDEVILLE THEATERS
At the Grand.
Today and tomorrow will be the last per
formances of the splendid vaudeville entertain
ment at the Grand. This week the manage
ment is offering, what is considered probably
the finest entertainment of the kind that the
house has had. The famous Eddy family of
wire artists heads the bill and what these
people can do in mld-alr is remarkable. No
feat is too difficult for them. "Old Friends"
and "'His Father's ' Son" are two comedy
sketches. . Three Mexican singers and dancers
An Ideal Christmas Bill.
Dally matinees, "Cinderella" the fairy
story play In the afternoons and the hilari
ous "Man From Mexico" at night will be
the order at the Lyric next week, commenc
ing Monday night. Make no mistake about It.
This will give the Lyric an ideal Christmas
Serves Dinner for Girls
on Cafeteria Plan
V. W. C. A. Adopts New System for
.Benefit ot Busy Saleswomen Dar
ing the Christmas Shopping Sea-
BT LILIAN TINGLE;.
THE week before Christmas Js a
very wearing: season for the girl
who works in a store "opened evenings
for the convenience of Christmas shop
pers"; and the results of the extra
strain are likely to be particularly dis
astrous if instead of a good hot dinner
or supper at home, she has to snatch a
hurried restaurant meat or make the
best of a. cold sandwich luncheon. That
Is why the Young Women's Christian
Association is making a new departure
and serving a good "cafeteria supper,"
from 5:30 to 7, until Christmas shop
ping, with its late hours, is over.
This cafeteria plan has been in suc
cessful operation since October, and by
this system it has been found possible
to serve meals in much less time and
with a reduced expense for labor the
money so saved going to Improve the
quality of the food served, formerly
the girl who lunched had to take time
to settle her wraps, read the menu, and
give her order to the waitress; the
waitress had to go and repeat it in the
kitchen and bring it to the patron.
Now the patron takes a tray and nap
kin from a pile near the door and
passes into the "cold serving-room,"
where a large printed menu on the
wall, and salads and desserts attrac
tively arranged on shelves make
choosing easy. Dishes cost from 3 to
12 cents, the latter Including bread and
butter. Next she passes by an opening
into the well-arranged kitchen, where
hot drinks, soup, meats and vegetables
are supplied. She picks up her own
silverware and receives, without stop
ping, a check from a pretty lightning
calculator perched on a high stool. And
so to table and B, comfortable meal, in
less time than it takes to read this.
Passing out, she leaves her tray on a
Btand for the dish-washing force, and
her check and money with the cashier.
Over 230 business girls and shoppers
are served, or, rather, serve themselves,
each noon by this system, which is, I
understand, comparatively new in Port
land, though very generally used in the
East. It is particularly useful in con
nection with school lunches, and may
well be commended to any mothers'
club planning to take active steps in
this matter. '
Yesterday, as on every Friday at the
Association rooms, there was a musical
programme during the noon hour. Miss
Petronella V. Connolly being the solo
ist, accompanied by Miss Bessie Brid
well. There will also be a midday con
cert next Tuesday (Christmas eve), and
a special programme for next Sunday's
"At Home," at 4 o'clock. On this oc
casion the soloists will be Miss Nora
Larsen, Mrs. J. E. Aitcheson, Miss Inez
Bushnell and Miss Alice Justin, and the
speakers will be -Dr. A. P. MacKlnley
and Miss Constance MacCorkle.
WIFE'S LETTER IN COURT
Vscd as Evidence Against Her by
Joseph' C." Carson.
By way of refuting his wife's accusa
tion that he threatened her life on De
cember 4, Joseph C. Carson presented a
letter from her written since that date.
The letter constituted his defense in the
Municipal Court yesterday.. It is as fol
lows: . , , .
I wonder If you are as miserable today as
I am! -As we sat down to chicken dinner and
strawberry shortcake I choked up and could
not eat a bite, and locked myself In my room
and cried all day. I wish your mental power
over me would cease. I can't stand this men
tal telepathy. I can feel your presence, I can
feel when you are suffering. It drives me
mad at times, and I sm not allowed to write.
You must write lo Murdock. not to' me. i
am afraid to write any more tonight. DOT.
899 Bast Taylor, not 9S8.
What can be "did"? I am waiting for any
old thing to be "Hd." O God. why can't we
die. and die together?
Carson likewise had a coterie of reput
able acquaintances on hand to swear to
his good character. The case was sub
mitted after brief arguments by the law
yers engaged and Judge Cameron took
it under advisement.
RISER'S ' KRISMAS KALENDARS.
Scenic Photos; hand-tinted. 248 Alder.
PLANS TAKE SHAPE
Exclusion League Arranges for
TO BE HELD JANUARY 10
John M. Gearin and J. A. Jeffrey
Among the. Speakers So Far
Chosen The Organization
Elects Its Officers.
Members of the trades unions of this
city at Drew Hall last night perfected
the organization of an Asiatic Exclusion
League and completed arrangements for
a mass meeting of citizens to be held
at Arion Hall Friday night, January 10.
That meeting will be addressed by
John M. Gearin, ex-United States Sen
ator, and J. A. Jeffrey, a member of
the local bar. The committee also ex
pects to arrange for other speakers.
Including a clergyman and a repre
sentative of the labor organizations.
Officers of the league, which adopted
the constitution and by-laws used- by
a similar organization in California,
were elected as follows: President, C.
M. Haybl; vice-president, John Keed;
secretary-treasurer, J. D. M. Crock
well; conductor, J. L. Ledwidge.
In response to requests that had been
mailed to the different labor organiza
tions of the city, the Cooks' and Wait
ers' local reported that about 300 Jap
anese were employed at their work in
Portland, while fully 30 others owned
restaurants . and employed about 200
of their own countrymen. The brick
layers reported that 11 of the little
brown men were working at that trade
here. Other unions failed to report, but
President Haybl, In addressing the
meeting, read some Government statis
tics showing that between 1900 and 1906,
inclusive, 91,300 Japanese came to the
"From the figures at hand it appears
that there are approximately 150,000
Japanese in this country today," con
tinued the speaker, "and at the rate
they are coming it will be only a few
years more until they will be a consid
erable factor, both in Hawaii, where
their numbers are also increasing rap
Idly, and in California."
The committee decided to extend in
vitation to all fraterial and commercial
organizations, in the city, requesting
their co-operation in the work of the
league. The committee was also In
structed to invite Rev. E. M. Sharp, of
this city, to address the mass meeting
at Arion Hall. A similar invitation
will be extended to O. A. Tveitmoe,
president of the Asiatic Exclusion
League of San Francisco. Mr. Tveit
moe is also secretary of the Building
Trades Council and editor of Organized
Labor, published in that city.
Local labor men take some pride In
referring to the fact that this San
Franciscoan was the only member of
the Schmitz administration Board of
Supervisors in San Francisco who was
not indicted in connection with charges
of graft or bribery.
SALES OF PUBLIC LANDS
Bill to Dispose of Grazing Tracts at
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU. Wash
ington, Dec. 20. Instead of authorizing
the" leasing of public grazing lands in the
Western States, Representative Bonynge,
of Colorado, proposes to sell them at a
nominal price, in tracts not exceeding
four sections in area. This proposition
is advanced in a bill which Mr. Bonynge
introduced early in the session, and ap
plies to California, Colorado, Montana,
Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South
Dakota, Washington and Wyoming, and
to the territories of Arizona and New
The bill stipulates that lands in these
states chiefly valuable for grazing pur
poses and not of practical value for ag
ricultural purposes, shall be subject to
private sale in lots of one, two, three
or four sections, at the price of $1 per
Stockmen desiring to purchase such
lands must make application at the local
land office, filing a description of the
lands which he desires to purchase, to
gether with an affidavit that the land is
not valuable for agriculture. Is uninhab
ited, contains no mineral, and lastly, he
must swear that he desires the land for
the grazing of his own stock, and not for
speculative purposes in other words, that
he is not making the purchase for an
other, or with the intent of selling to
All such applications are to be investi
gated by an inspector of the Interior De
partment, and if his report is favorable,
and no adverse claim is filed, the appli
cation will then be published. When
an adverse report is made by an in
spector, the local land office must hold a
hearing to determine whether or not the
land is of such character as to be sold
under this law.
Whenever an application is approved,
the applicant, upon payment to the local
land office of the purchase price, will be
permitted to go upon the land and patent
will be subsequently issued by the Gen
eral Land Office. Homesteaders on ad
jacent land shall have the preference
right to make purchases of grazing lands,
and whenever there are conflicting appli
cations, the decision shall be rendered
by the local land office.
WANT TO BUILD OILTANK
Free, candy with children's shoes at
XV. P. Fuller & Co. Petition Council,
but Permission May Be Denied.
At its meeting yesterday afternoon, the
street committee of the City Council re
fused permission to W. P. Fuller & Co.
to erect a lubricating oiltank on property
located at Thirteenth and Lovejoy
streets, but upon motion of Councilman
Kellaher, the matter was postponed for
final action until the next session of the
committee. The officials of the com
pany are to be present at that time to
City Engineer Taylor, Fire Chief Camp
bell and Fire Marshall Roberts opposed
the granting of permission to con
struct the tank, and Chairman W. T.
Vaughn, of the committee, expressed
himself as unwilling to take any action
in such a matter against the recom
mendations of those officials, all of
whom declare it to be a dangerous thing
to have a lubricating oiltank situated
within the city limits.
"I don't think it would do any harm
to let the matter go over until the pe
titioners can be heard." said Council
man Kellaher, and upon his motion,
action was stayed until the next meet
ing of the committee.
i More Oregon Pensions.
OP.EGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington. Dec. 20. Fourteen old soldiers
living In Oregon have been granted pen
sions under the "old age" act of 1907 ac
cording to Information received by Con
gressman Ellis, as follows:
Stephen A. Cables, Jewell r William
Sensational Pre-Hojiday Sale of Choice Ready-to-Wear Apparel
Tasty, useful, appropriate articles for Christmas gifts cut and slashed in price just when buying is the briskest and the demand greatest. We offer
you an opportunity to supply suitable and acceptable Christmas presents at one-fourth to one-half less than other stores' regular prices. Our im
mense stock of Coats and Suits is offered at tremendous reductions. Our choice assortment of Waists, Skirts, Handkerchiefs, Gloves, Leather Goods,
Neckwear, etc., all decisively reduced. In fact, we can save you money on every purchase in our store.
See These Saturday Offerings
$1.00 the Sign of a Great
. Sale Today
Regular $2 three-clasp
Values up to $3.50, to
Regular $1.75 value,
Regular $2.00 and $2;50
PIECES Yalues up to $3.50,
Values up to $1.75,
rV ft 'IK
T 3fV FA
In black broadcloth, 100 gar
ments to select from; val
ues up to $32.50;
' $ 1 2.SO
EVERY SUIT REDUCED
In broadcloth, full satin-lined,
all colors and sizes, val
ues up to $35.00,
EVERY COAT REDUCED
$1.00 the Sign of a Great
PRES DO SOI
Regular $2.25 value,
Values up to $2.25,
Regular $2.00 values,
Values up to $5.00,
Regular $5.00 and $7.50
Values up to $5,
SATURDAY AFTER DINNER HOURLY EXTRA SPECIALS
FROM 6 TO 7 P. M. Red Flan
nelette Kimonos, regular QEJ
$1.00 values OOC
FROM 8 TO 9 P. M. Chiffon Broadcloth Princess Dresses, in all
shades, trimmed with Panne velvet; regular $55 3a9f (1H
value, one hour only , , . . V"1
FROM 7 TO 8 P. M. White
Aprons, regular 35c value, 1 ff
one hour only IDC
. ACBESON GOMPAOT
Horn, The Dalles; Samuel E. Fisher,
Mosier; Alfred I Brink, Troutdale; Will
iam M. Westfall, Troutdale; Seth Bower,
Harney, Or.; James L Miller, Montavilla;
Robert J. Jones, Montavilla; Addison 8.
Longenedeer. Gresham; Finley M. iNew
ton, Wallowa; Marcus H. White, and
William Feghtmeier, of Portland; Walt:r
S. Phillips, Arleta, and John H. Wilson,
WANT TO COMPLETE ENTRY
Error In Interior Department Shuts
Out Certain Settlers In Washington.
.ORBGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Dec. 20. Up in Okanogan County
in 1903, two townships, among others, were
withdrawn for Irrigation purposes but,
through a mistake of the department here.
one of the townships was restored to set
tlement or, at 'least, the entrymen were
allowed to complete their filings. Upon
this the entrymen in the adjoining town
ship, with equities as good and, in some
cases it is claimed, better than those in
the restored township, asked with good
reason that they be given the same priv
ilege. The matter was brought to the at
tention of Congressman Jones who, dur
ing the last session wrestled with the
General Land Office and the reclamation
service in season and out of season until
he succeeded in having- three of the en
tries eliminated from the .withdrawal un
der the reclamation act . Here the office
balked, however, and refused to allow the
other entries to be commuted as was de
sired, claiming that they were subject to
the limitations of the Irrigation law. A
wail went up from the 15 or more entry
men whose lands still remain tied down
as it were by the terms of the reclamation
act, but, still determined to get what they
consider Justice and their due, they have
again brought their case to the attention
of the Secretary of the Interior through
Mr. Jones has taken up the subject in
his energetic way with the Secretary and
has urged that as the people In the par
ticular township In question had settled
upon their lands in good faith under the
laws existing prior to the enactment of
the reclamation act, they should be grant
ed the privilege of proving up under the
earlier laws and, as three of the entrymen
had already been allowed to commute and
prove up, whose entries were practically
the same as those remaining, justice and
a fair deal to alt "would seem to demand
that this be done. Mr. Jones visited this
particular locality during the pasf Sum
mer and acquainted himself with tne sii -ation
and Is thus able to speak with actual
knowledge of his subject. .
The Secretary of the Interior is now
considering the matter, and is to give Mr.
Jones a further hearing in the near tu
ture, at which time Senator Piles may
accompany him to add his weight to the
arguments to be used to get the Secretary
of the Interior to reverse the former ac
tion of the General Land Office.
MAKE MEAN OFFER. .
I own a beautiful sightly lot In finest
West Side residence district for which
I recently refused $2000. Must sell at
once; opportunity of a lifetime. No
agents. Address B 216, Oregonian
Of the Breakwater Postponed.
The -sailing hour of the steamer Break
water, for Coos Bay points, has been
postponed until tomorrow (Sunday) P. M..
December 22, at 8 o'clock, from Oak-street
Elegantly fitted suit cases and bags
at Harris Trunk Co., 6th, near Alder.
FATHER'S WILL ATTACKED
SOX SATS HESKT TIM3I WAS TJX
I) CLY IXITTJEXCED.
Also Alleges That Testator Was Xot
of Sound Mind When Instru
ment Was Signed.
The reason Henry Tlmm, when he died,
September L of the present year, left his
son, Peter, a Request of only to, is be
cause he was "tainted with a morbid In
fluence" according to the son, who filed
a complaint in the County Court yester
day morning contesting the will. The
son also says undue influence was exert
ed over the aged man by a sister, Mrs.
Annie E. Roenicke. Tlmm set out In
the will that the reason his son was to
receive but $5 was because Peter had
spent an amount equivalent to his birth
right while the elder Tlmm lived. The
will gives the sister the entire estate,
valued at $3000.
Mrs. Cecilia Timm, his mother, was liv
ing, the son says, when the will was
signed, but was not even mentioned, and
this the son attributes to his father's un
sound mind, asserting that he did not
know -what the will contained when he
Henry Timm once brought suit against
t)a son, charging him with assault and
Chit - Chat of the Sporting
BT WII4 G. MAC RAB5.
NIQUE FISHER and his Honolulu
stars will be home for Christmas,
says a dispatch. Fisher's home-coming
should help out the present stringency in
the bull con market.
Boots Durnell,' after carefully inspect
ing the can that the New York Jockey
Club tied to him, has decided to sell his
stable of horses. Perhaps Boots will now
favor us with a story of his ups and
downs during liis turf career. It would
be Juicy reading If he told the truth.
Isn't it about time that those who set
aloft in the racing game give their at
tention to the advertising race tipster?
If the racing officials would attend to
this end of it, and Uncle Sam take a
hand, these cheats and liars would be
put out of business. With the law
pressing close in on racing on all sides,
It's about time for action.
There will be a great, reunion of the
Donohue baseball family on Christmas
day. at the home of Mrs. Mary Donohue.
in Springfield, O. Pat Donohue, one of
Portland's last season's stars will be
there, so will his brother Jiggs, of the
White Sox. A Merry Christmas to the
There is to be a riot in organized base
ball. The American Association is going
to invade Chicago and war signals are
being displayed. The casualty list will
make interesting reading next Summer.
SHOW GOPHERS XEW TRICKS
St. Louis Football Players Practice
Forward Pass at St. Paul.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 20. (Special.)
St. Louis University's football squad
romped on Northrup Field, this after
noon, to take a short preliminary
workout prior to its departure for Spo
kane tonight. Coach Williams and
most of the student body of Minnesota
University, altogether about 1600 peo
ple, were on hand to greet the vis
itors. The practice lasted two hours, and
every man appeared in excellent con
dition. The forward pass was ' used
repeatedly for the edification of the
Minnesota contingent, and after the
demonstration it was the consensus of
opinion that St. Louts is the greatest
exponent of this great play In the East,
West or Southwest. Forty yards pro
jectile shots by Robinson and Schnei
der astounded the Gophers.
srcnrrxoMAH beats xewberg
Portland Clubmen Spring Surprise
on Quaker College Team.
The basketball players of the Multno
mah Amateur Athletic Club sprang a sur
prise on the crack five representing the
Pacific College of Newberg, Or., in the
game 'between the two teams at the Mult
nomah Club gymnasium last night, for
the clubmen were victorious by the de
cisive score of 34 to 8.
Multnomah kept the hall almost con
tinually in Pacific territory and at the
end of the first half the score of the
game was 14 to T. In the second half
Pacific was able to make only one point,
a basket tossed from a foul. Vivian
Dent, Dan Bellinger and Charles Barton
were the stars for Multnomah. The two
first named were replaced toy substitutes
when it was apparent that Multnomah
had the game cinched. For Pacific Col
lege Mills and Hadlock. the forwards,
carried off the honors. The teams lined
UP as follows:
M. A. A. C. Position. Pacific College.
Dent. A. Allen F Mllla
Fisher, Llvlngton. . .F. ,( Hammer
Bellinger, Morris. .. .C. . Hadlock
Barton O 8. Mills
Bert, Allen G '. Lewis
Officials Roper, O. A. C, referee; Ralph
Junior Athletes Give Exhibition.
An exhibition of athletics was given
last night in the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium
by the members of the boys' depart
ment. The exercises were opened with
a mass drill by the members of the
business boys' and intermediate classes,
led by Irving Larrimore, Jr. Exhibi
tions were given of work on the hori
zontal and parallel bars, tumbling and
springboard feats, showing the excel
lent training the boys have received.
At the conclusion of the exercises in
the gymnasium, an exhibition of fancy
swimming was given In the swimming,
tank. The entertainment was under
the direction of Physical Director Lar
rimore. The gymnasium was crowded
with the parents and friends of those
participating In the events.
DAILY METEOROLOGICAL REPORT.
PORTLAND. Dec. 20. Maximum temper
ature. 49 degrees; minimum, 43. River read
ing at 8 A. M., 5.5 feet; change In last 24
hours, rise 0.6 foot. Total rainfall. 5 P. M.
to 5 P. M., -27 Inch; total since September
J. 13.86 Inches; normal, 16.63 Inches; defi
ciency. 2.77 Inches. Total sunshine December
10. 18 minutes; possible. 8 hours 38 minutes.
Barometer reduced to sea level) at 6 P.
M., 30.21 Inches.
A small disturbance Is approaching Van
couver Island and warnings of Its approach
have been sent to stations on Belllngham
Bay, Strait" of Juan de Fuca. Grays Harbor
and the mouth of the Columbia River. The
disturbance will move rapidly eastward and
Insure moderately high southeast shifting to
southwest winds and general rains and mild
temperatures in this district during the next
24 hours. The precipitation will start as
now at most places east of the Cascade
Mountains and later turn to rain.
Portland and vicinity Rata, southerly
Western Oregon Rain, southerly winds
becoming high along the north coast.
Western Washington Rain. . high- south
east shifting to southwest winds.
Eastern Oregon. Eastern Washington and
Idaho Snow, probably turning to rain;
warmer; increasing southerly winds.
PACIFIC COAST WEATHER.
STATIONS. -g 4 O J
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Walla Walla. . .
EDWARD A. BFJAL41. District Forecaster.
Grand Central Station Time Card
Roeeburg Passenger ......
Cottage Orove Passenger.,
San Francisco Express.....
Corvallla Passenger .......
Sheridan Passenger' ... ....
Forest Orove Passenger. . ,
Forest Grove Passenger ...
Cottage Grove Passenger. .
Roseburg Passenger ......
'Corvallis Passenger .......
Sheridan Passenger .......
Forest Grove Passenger. .. .
Forest Grove Passenger...
:1S a. ra-
:16 p. m.
:45 p. m.
:B0 p. m.
00 a. m.
: 10 p. m.
:O0 a. m.
:40 p. m.
SS a. m.
30 D. m.
00 p. m
35 p. m.
30 a. m.
00 a. m.
50 p. m.
Lea vine; Portland
Taccma and Seattle Express....
North Coast & Chicago Limited.
Overland Express . . . .
8:30 a. m.
3:O0 p. m.
11:45 p. m.
North Coast Limited.
Portland Express ...
Overland Express . . .
7:00 a. m.
4:15 p. m.
8:13 p. m.
OREGON RAILROAD NAVIGATION CO.
Pendletjn Passenger ...........
Kansas City A Chicago Express..
Chi.. Kan. City A Portland Ex. .
Pendleton Passenger '
7:15 a. m.
8:30 a. m.
7 :00 p. m
7:40 p. m.
8:00 a. m
9:43 a. m. .
8:20 p. m.
5:15 p. m.
ASTORIA COLUMBIA RIVER.
Astoria b Seaside Express.......
Astoria & 8easlde Express
Astoria Portland Passenger..
Portland Express ..............
8:00 a. m.
6:00 p. m.
13:15 p. m.
10:00 p. m.
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY CO.
Leaving Portland I
C. P. R. Short Line, via Bnokane. .1 7:00 p. m.
Seattle 11:45 p.m.
Arriving Portland I
C. P. R. Short Line, via Spokane. .1 8:00 a. m.
Via Seattle f 7:00 a. m.
Dallas Passenger .....
Dallas Passenger .....
7:40 a. m.
4:15 p. m.
10:15 a, m.
6:50 p. m.